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CIF Directors Obligations

Obligations of Executive and Non-Executive Directors of Investment Firms

All members of Boards of Directors need to follow a series of statutory, common law, and equitable obligations as per what is dictated by corporate governance issues. These include their duties to the corporation, the avoidance of conflict of interest, the expectancy to display high levels of care and diligence, and the expectance to act in good faith to promote the success of their company.


Directors of Investment Firms however, besides the above, need to adhere to the provisions of Law 144(I)/2007 which provides for the provision of Investment Services, the exercise of Investment Activities, the operation of Regulated Markets and other related matters.


So, come and join is to this breakfast short seminar where all questions will be answered, and where you will also have the chance to mingle and discuss with other Directors in the sector.

The Law has special provisions on the obligations of the Firms Directors, and specific requirements on how to act and operate within this environment

This Course is addressed to

  • Members of the BoD of Investment Firms (IFs) and Fund Managers
  • Compliance Officers and Risk Managers of Investment Firms
  • Fiduciary Service Providers with IF clients
  • Consultants and Advisors

What will be taught

  • The roles and responsibilities of the BoD based on Law 144(I)/2007
  • Appointment and Approval process of CySEC for a new member of the BoD – issues of suitability
  • Requirements on professional competence and repute of BoD members
  • Management expectations
  • Meeting Requirements
  • Guidelines on persons employed by IFs, Article 15 of the Law on suitability and professional standards

DATE: 27 September


LOCATION: Crowne Plaza Hotel Limassol

TIME: 09:00 - 12:30

FEES: €90 + VAT)

Registration Form

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You can register by sending the completed registration form above to or via fax to 2227 4475. If you need help completing the form, please give us a call at 2227 4470

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Trainer: Yiannos Ashiotis

A seasoned trainer, Yiannos has been putting his diverse international business experience in good use by helping organizations achieve their targets by empowering their people through energetic, value adding training programs.

Yiannos has developed and conducted professional training seminars with emphasis on accounting, finance, management, regulation as well as a variety of business topics to corporate audiences in many countries including Poland, Hungary, Greece, Cyprus, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Egypt, Abu Dhabi etc.

During his career Yiannos has held various managerial and executive positions in a number of multinational companies in Europe and the Middle East in a variety of industries.

He was involved in diverse activities ranging from business development to operations and executive management. He structured complex investment funds, lead organizational change, and implemented regulatory programs across international organizations.

Yiannos holds non–‐executive directorships in a number of financial services organizations and is a member of many international professional bodies. He is currently the Managing Director of Intelion Partners, a boutique firm focusing on management, financial, and investment firm/fund advisory and consulting.